Missouri State University West Plains: Review & Facts

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Missouri State University West Plains is a small two-year, public school with 1,965 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1963 and is the only school located in West Plains, Missouri.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
17
Fair
At Missouri State University West Plains you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Missouri State University West Plains implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 17 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Education, Business, and Graphic Design and Animation. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
42%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Missouri State University West Plains is very low at 42% (way below Missouri average). Considering this statistic, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Missouri State University West Plains is very low: 29%. Roughly 20% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Missouri State University West Plains is reasonably decent - 20:1. Learn more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,600
Low
Average tuition charges are low, $7,200 per academic year. The additional fees at Missouri State University West Plains not covered by tuition are roughly $400; this totals $7,600 annually.

Read the details about Missouri State University West Plains additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Missouri State University West Plains is $15.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Missouri State University West Plains and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (417) 255-7255 or check Missouri State University West Plains Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,900
Low
Missouri State University West Plains offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Missouri State University West Plains, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
Missouri State University West Plains offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 100 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: roughly $2,900 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Missouri State University West Plains. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Missouri State University West Plains seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Missouri State University West Plains Location and Maps



Post Address: Missouri State University West Plains, 128 Garfield Avenue, West Plains, Missouri 65775-2715, USA
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